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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Rainswept » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:51 pm

Just watched the first 2 series of "Sherlock". Enjoyed it.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Wed Mar 06, 2013 8:05 am

Rainswept wrote:Just watched the first 2 series of "Sherlock". Enjoyed it.


Yes the casting is excellent...Ben Cumberbatch is a great Sherlock and Martin Freeman is brilliant as Watson. Not to mention the supporting cast which is also superb.

I am looking forward to a new series.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Fri Mar 15, 2013 11:28 am

Edgar Allan Poe: Love Death and Women...a documentary about Poe's tragic life and the women he loved and lost on the Beeb at the moment.

I just got a fantastic app which is an interactive, beautifully illustrated and very scary volume of Poe's tales: iPoe.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Rainswept » Sun Apr 14, 2013 1:05 pm

Roy Hunter wrote:Game of Thrones, series 1 boxset.

Hating it.
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Roy it was fun being friends, but I'm afraid that's over now.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Rainswept » Sun Apr 14, 2013 8:29 pm

The story picks up a lot of steam once people start dying.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Rainswept » Tue Apr 16, 2013 11:37 pm

Finally checking out The God Delusion. Audio is good, read by Dawkins and his wife.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Fri Apr 26, 2013 6:33 am

Roy Hunter wrote:Don't get why I'm hating it.

It's got proper actors, it's got a story, it's got swordplay, swearing and drinking in it. Hell, it's even got tits in it! Why don't I like it? No idea.


I've only managed to see the first 3 episodes. I was impressed by the Design of the titles but didn't love the first episode...but by the end of the second episode I was hooked. I'm just too stingy to buy the series...I should though because TV is crap at the moment.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Mad Willyum Bonney » Sun May 05, 2013 9:57 pm

I just viewed Dexter season 1 , first episode . Now watching 2nd ... Bye .
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby Rainswept » Mon May 06, 2013 12:03 pm

Watch on your computer?
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby pieces o'nine » Sun May 12, 2013 10:54 pm

I'm stretching the spirit of this thread -- just watched C-SPAN2's coverage of the Opening of Parliament 2013.

Having been cruelly denied another shot at the papacy, I am inspired by this telecast to begin practicing clutching a parchment while repetitively intoning, "My government shall..."





Also, anyone who can generate a really fetching Cap of Maintenance for my avatar will be rewarded with ... mmm ... knighthood or something...

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby pieces o'nine » Tue May 21, 2013 12:45 am

All right.
What the heck is up with Doctor Who?


Please, please, please: tell me his real name is not "Winston Smith." :haha:
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Wed Jun 05, 2013 6:56 am

pieces o'nine wrote:All right.
What the heck is up with Doctor Who?


Please, please, please: tell me his real name is not "Winston Smith." :haha:


Well Matt Smith will transform into Keith Chegwin at the end of the series.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby daftbeaker » Wed Jun 05, 2013 11:34 am

black bart wrote:
pieces o'nine wrote:All right.
What the heck is up with Doctor Who?


Please, please, please: tell me his real name is not "Winston Smith." :haha:


Well Matt Smith will transform into Bruce Forsyth at the end of the series.

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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby black bart » Thu Jun 06, 2013 7:58 am

Bruce Forsyth...genius idea:

Cuddly toy, cuddly toy!

oh no it's a dalek.
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Re: CURRENT Television

Postby bacon » Fri Jul 19, 2013 8:14 am

Roy Hunter wrote:I figured out why I am not enjoying Game of Thrones, by the way: it's on the television, and I don't like watching television. I keep forgetting that fact, turn on the TV, and it's all rubbish to me.


I find it very difficult for me to maintain any attention to the television. As soon as a commercial comes on I begin to get restless and start to get involved in something else - usually a crocheting project lately. That's why I usually don't watch current TV and stick to movies, Netflix and OnDemand shows.

I started to watch Under the Dome now that they put their episodes up on On Demand (still has commercials, but they aren't as bad as regular television). I remember Twisted Sister (oh how I miss her) had read the book and highly recommended it. Is anyone else watching this series?
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